Don't miss out on what's happening in disability arts and culture!
June 15th - 25th | All Request Radio
Ottawa Fringe Festival | More info
In All Request Radio, DJ Velvet Painting (The Velvet Duke) works a daring job at CKVD 995 FM — a radio station where the DJ sings the Top 10 songs that the audience and DJ discover together at the same time.
All performances will be ASL/English Interpreted by Katherine A. Sibun. Lyrical Captioning by Naheen Ahmed. Mobility-device accessible. Some audio descriptions incorporated in the performance.
May 2nd - 21st | The Chinese Lady
Presented by Studio 180 Theatre and fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre Company in association with Crow’s Theatre (Toronto) | More info
The Chinese Lady follows the story of Afong Moy, a 14 year old girl brought to the United States from Guangzhou in 1834.
Pay What You Can Tickets. Mask-Mandatory Performances.
May 10th - 14th | Old Stock Refugee
Belfry Theatre (Victoria) | More info
Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story is a tender and delicate, truly original, captivating, glorious and smart exploration of human resilience and survival.
Pay What You Can Tickets.
May 11th - 14th | Stage It Festival
Arts Commons (Calgary) | More info
The Stage It Festival features a bevy of new works by local artists. Enjoy new plays, music, local arts market and more!
Reserve accessible seating via this link.
May 17th | My Mother's Story
VocalEye (Online) | More info
My Mother’s Story is a showcase of stories from community members and workshop participants. Join this session for tales of extraordinary lives of ordinary women.
Free Event. Almost Live events are designed to be accessible for people who are blind and partially sighted, but all are welcome to join them. Registration is required for first-time attendees. You can sign up for one event or the whole season.
May 17th - June 17th | Haptic Voices
VibraFusionLab and InterAccess (Toronto) | More info
Visitors to the Haptic Voices project are invited to stand against the wall to experience vibrations that are controlled by online participants.
By using vibration as the final output, Haptic Voices is equally accessible to Deaf and hard of hearing communities to experience the wall. With a camera in the gallery facing the haptic wall, online participants are able to view how they are interacting with participants in the gallery.
May 18th | Virtual Encounters: Endlings (Raven Chacon & John Dieterich) and Ellen Moffat
London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA) | More info
Raven Chacon & John Dieterich will host a performance of Parallel 03 with collaborators from London and Winnipeg. The artists will then come together in a virtual conversation with Ellen Moffat.
ASL Interpretation. Captions. Free Event.
Please contact Christine Negus at firstname.lastname@example.org for any access requirements.
May 24th - 27th | Loose Assemblage
Jack Mosher & Nico Pante (Vancouver) | More info
Loose Assemblage weaves together theatre and dance to meet the absurd. This piece is tethered in the desire for connection.
Discounted Tickets Available.
For questions about accommodations, please reach out via email at email@example.com.
May 27th - June 3rd | ACCESSFest 2023
Kickstart Disability and Arts Culture (Vancouver) | More info
This festival will include art shows, workshops, community film screenings and so much more! Register to save your spot.
ASL Interpretation. Free Event.
All events in the festival are held at a wheelchair accessible location. Masks are required for each event.
May 28th | Raine Hamilton with Bicycle Face and Joanna Hawkins
West End Cultural Centre (Winnipeg) | More info
A classical violinist and musicologist by training, Raine Hamilton and their string trio offer a hybrid of the classical tradition of string quartet chamber musical arrangements of Raine’s original songs.
June 1st - 3rd | This Is Happening
Propeller Dance (Ottawa) | More info
This Is Happening is an exclusive glimpse behind stage door – an engagement of immersive dance conversations and backstage vignettes.
Discounted Tickets Available.
Audience members in wheelchairs or require other assistive devices, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voicemail at (613) 236-5192 ext. 314.
June 2nd | Community of Practice: Create/Activate/Extend Workshops
Presented by NSCAD Master of Arts Art Education Candidates (Halifax) | More info
In this workshop, the works presented will reflect on how everyone relates to space and place, where people find solace or tension, and how folks move through their communities.